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Language: Visual Basic
Expertise: Beginner
Oct 1, 1996

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Creating Delays

Question:
Can you suggest ways to delay sending keystrokes to the external application? I've tried inserting 'For-Next' loops of different durations but without success.

Answer:
Try a timer control. That is about the only reliable way to time tasks in Visual Basic. There are a couple of API functions, but the Timer Control is much easier. You can set the interval through code, and turn it off when you do not need it any more.

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